Guido Imbens, Matrix Completion and Causal Panel Models

Guido Imbens
The Applied Econometrics Professor, and Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Thursday, Feb. 8
Monroe 120

Co-hosted with the Department of Economics

Research Statement

Guido Imbens does research in econometrics and statistics. His research has focused on developing methods for drawing causal inferences in observational studies, using matching, instrumental variables, and regression discontinuity designs.


Guido Imbens is Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Professor of Economics in the Economics Department at Stanford University. After graduating from Brown University Imbens has taught at Harvard University, UCLA, and UC Berkeley. He joined the GSB in 2012. Imbens specializes in econometrics, and in particular methods for drawing causal inferences. Guido Imbens is a fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and holds an honorary doctorate from the University of St. Gallen. In 2017 he receive the Horace Mann medal at Brown University.